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  • The Cycladic and Aegean Islands in Prehistory

    By Ina Berg

    This textbook offers an up-to-date academic synthesis of the Aegean islands from the earliest Palaeolithic period through to the demise of the Mycenaean civilization in the Late Bronze III period. The book integrates new findings and theoretical approaches whilst, at the same time, allowing readers…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Home: The Foundations of Belonging

    By Paul O'Connor

    Questions of home and belonging have never been more topical. Populist politicians in both Europe and America play on anxieties over globalisation by promising to reconstitute the national home, through cutting immigration and ‘taking back control’. Increasing numbers of young people are unable to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Place and Space in the Medieval World

    Edited by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes, Heidi Stoner

    This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case-studies that address a wide range of visual and textual material. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • "Losing One's Head" in the Ancient Near East

    Interpretation and Meaning of Decapitation

    By Rita Dolce

    In the Ancient Near East, cutting off someone’s head was a unique act, not comparable to other types of mutilation and therefore charged with a special symbolic and communicative significance. This book examines representations of decapitation in both images and texts, particularly in the context…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Palmyra

    A History

    By Michael Sommer

    Palmyra: A History examines Palmyra, the city in the Syrian oasis of Tadmur, from its beginnings in the Bronze Age, through the classical period and its discovery and excavation, to the present day. It aims at reconstructing Palmyra’s past from literary accounts – classical and post-classical – as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Security in Roman Times

    Rome, Italy and the Emperors

    By Cecilia Ricci

    Using literary, epigraphic, numismatic and iconographic sources this book investigates the safety devices that were in place for the protection of the emperor and the city of Rome in the imperial age. In the aftermath of the civil wars Augustus continued to provide for his physical safety in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Spatial History

    Edited by Ian Gregory, Don DeBats, Don Lafreniere

    The Routledge Companion to Spatial History explores the full range of ways in which GIS can be used to study the past, considering key questions such as what types of new knowledge can be developed solely as a consequence of using GIS and how effective GIS can be for different types of research.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Rock Art and the Wild Mind

    Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe

    By Ingrid Fuglestvedt

    Rock Art and the Wild Mind presents a study of Mesolithic rock art on the Scandinavian Peninsula, including the large rock art sites in Alta, Nämforsen and Vingen. Hunters’ rock art of this area, despite local styles, bears a strong commonality in what it depicts, most often terrestrial big game…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Profane Egyptologists

    The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion

    By Paul Harrison

    It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion, employing ancient material and academic resources,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Buddhism and Gandhara

    An Archaeology of Museum Collections

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Gandhara is a name central to Buddhist heritage and iconography. It is the ancient name of a region in present-day Pakistan, bounded on the west by the Hindu Kush mountain range and to the north by the foothills of the Himalayas. ‘Gandhara’ is also the term given to this region’s sculptural and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Conflict Archaeology

    Materialities of Collective Violence from Prehistory to Late Antiquity

    Edited by Manuel Fernández-Götz, Nico G. A. M. Roymans

    In the past two decades, conflict archaeology has become firmly established as a relatively new and promising field of research, as reflected in publications, symposia, conference sessions and fieldwork projects. It has its origins in the study of battlefields and other conflict-related phenomena…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

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